The state Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a case that could change the balance of power between the governor and the head of the state’s school system.
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Amended overhauls of the state’s election system passed the state Assembly Tuesday, clearing the last hurdle on the bills’ path to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk.
The three Democratic candidates for president squared off Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, in the second primary debate dominated by foreign policy issues.
State Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson announced Monday she will drop her legal challenge to regain the chief justice position.
The state Senate voted early Saturday morning to approve sweeping changes to the state’s election and campaign finance systems, ending weeks of uncertainty surrounding the bills’ fates.
After weeks of negotiation, the state Senate is slated to meet Friday in extraordinary session in an attempt to advance legislation that would alter the state’s election system.
The Joint Finance Committee approved Wednesday $350 million in state borrowing over the next two years in an effort to combat delays on road construction throughout the state.
The state Assembly cleared a package of bills Tuesday designed to target fraud in welfare programs, while state Democrats failed earlier in the day in an attempt to use a procedural tactic to bring a student debt bill to the floor.
It’s been a long year for the Educational Approval Board.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., was elected the 54th speaker of the House Thursday, ending weeks of uncertainty amid the Republican Party as to who the body’s next leader would be.
The state Assembly approved a bill Tuesday that would initiate major reforms to the state’s civil service system, along with other measures to eliminate the state treasurer position and relax concealed carry restrictions for knives.
A bill that would allow strip searches for some minor offenses received support Monday from local law enforcement ahead of a Senate committee vote later this week.
Legislative Republicans circulated a bill last week that would significantly change the state’s worker’s compensation laws.
Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday that will limit the scope of John Doe investigations after the state Legislature approved the proposal last week.
Wisconsin joined 23 other states Friday in a lawsuit to halt new federal carbon regulations, which some state leaders say will stifle manufacturing jobs in the state.
Budget cuts and delays in debt payments have left the state with a $135 million budget surplus, according to the yearly fiscal report released by the state Department of Administration Tuesday.
A proposal that would dramatically alter the state’s campaign finance laws is being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, despite being termed by critics as a “deregulation” of the current system.
A series of bills that would alter the state’s campaign finance and election systems caused a heated public hearing Tuesday, with lawmakers divided over the decision to make the state’s election board a partisan organization.
Students and faculty could carry concealed weapons on UW System and technical college campuses under a bill announced Monday.
State Sen. Chris Larson, D-Milwaukee, announced his candidacy for Milwaukee County executive Monday, challenging incumbent Chris Abele.